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Meaning of "night watch" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF NIGHT WATCH

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF NIGHT WATCH

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Night watch is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES NIGHT WATCH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Night Watch

Night Watch or Nightwatch may refer to: ▪ Watchman, a lookout, guard or patrol at night ▪ The Night Watch, the popular name of Rembrandt van Rijn's painting Company of Frans Banning Cocq and Willem van Ruytenburch...

Definition of night watch in the English dictionary

The first definition of night watch in the dictionary is a watch or guard kept at night, esp for security. Other definition of night watch is the period of time the watch is kept. Night watch is also a person who keeps such a watch; night watchman.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE NIGHT WATCH

night porter
night raven
night robe
night safe
night school
night shelter
night shift
night sights
night sky
night soil
night stand
night stick
night storage heater
night storage heating
night table
night terrors
night vision
night watchman
night watchmen
night work

WORDS THAT END LIKE NIGHT WATCH

awatch
birdwatch
catch
deathwatch
digital watch
dogwatch
doomwatch
fob watch
morning watch
neighborhood watch
neighbourhood watch
officer of the watch
on the watch
overwatch
quartz watch
stem-winding watch
stopwatch
suicide watch
swatch
watch
wristwatch

Synonyms and antonyms of night watch in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «night watch» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF NIGHT WATCH

Find out the translation of night watch to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of night watch from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «night watch» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

夜巡
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

vigilancia nocturna
570 millions of speakers

English

night watch
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

रात घड़ी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الحراسة الليلية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ночной дозор
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

turno da noite
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

রাতের দেখা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

veilleur de nuit
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Menonton malam
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Nachtwache
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

夜警
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

야경
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wengi nonton
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự thức đêm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இரவுக்காவல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

रात्री घड्याळ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

gece Gözcüsü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

turno di notte
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Night Watch
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Нічний дозор
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ceas de noapte
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

νύχτα ρολόι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Night Watch
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

night watch
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

nattevakt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of night watch

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «NIGHT WATCH»

The term «night watch» is regularly used and occupies the 65.638 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «NIGHT WATCH» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «night watch» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «night watch» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about night watch

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «NIGHT WATCH»

Discover the use of night watch in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to night watch and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Night Watch
Even as the Night Watch polices the Dark Others--among them vampires, witches and shape-shifters--a chain of mysterious events triggers a dreaded, age-old prophecy: An immortal with special powers will come to switch sides, shattering the ...
Sergei Lukyanenko, 2009
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The Night Watch
Waters is almost Dickensian in her wealth of description and depth of character.”—Chicago Tribune Moving back through the 1940s, through air raids, blacked-out streets, illicit partying, and sexual adventure, to end with its beginning ...
Sarah Waters, 2006
3
Night Watch
The 29th novel in the Discworld series.
Terry Pratchett, 2003
4
Night Watch
New York Times bestselling author Linda Fairstein returns with a ripped-from-the-headlines thriller that takes Alexandra Cooper into the dark underside of New York City’s most storied restaurants and a murder case spanning continents.
Linda Fairstein, 2012
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Night Watch (Mills & Boon Intrigue)
When U.S. Navy SEAL Chief Wes Skelly was sent to L.A. on assignment, he agreed to go on a blind date with beautiful single mother Brittany Evans, sister-in-law of a fellow SEAL.
Suzanne Brockmann, 2012
6
Night Watch: Adapted for the stage by Stephen Briggs
A new stage adaptation of one of Pratchett's best-selling novels Set in Ankh-Morpork one of the most thoroughly imagined cities in fantasy, Night Watch is the story of Sam Vimes, running hero of the Guards sequence, who finds himself cast ...
Terry Pratchett, 2014
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Night Watch
One of the funniest plays ever seen on Broadway, with a warm and affectionate quality that is rare in comedies.
Lucille Fletcher, 1972
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Before the Bobbies: The Night Watch and Police Reform in ...
This book examines the night watch system, the locally controlled regime of law enforcement that provided professional policing in the areas of metropolitan London outside the City of London until 1829, the year in which Sir Robert Peel ...
Elaine A. Reynolds, 1998
9
Nightwatching: a view of Rembrandt's The Night Watch
In 2007, the internationally renowned filmmaker Peter Greenaway (The Cook, The Thief, His Wife & Her Lover; The Draughtsman's Contract) will release Nightwatching, a feature-length study of the life and loves of the eighteenth-century Dutch ...
Peter Greenaway, 2006
10
Dead Watch
The #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Lucas Davenport novels delivers “a page-turner with a new hero, [and a] breakneck pace" (Minneapolis Star Tribune). “Former Sen.
John Sandford, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «NIGHT WATCH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term night watch is used in the context of the following news items.
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Super Reads Siege #1
Like many of GoT's Night Watch, they're criminals, serving their life sentence. In Secret Wars #2, we saw Doom bestow this sentence on the ... «The Outhouse, Jul 15»
2
View From a Decade Ago: Reporter Reflects on Covering Pelosi …
7, 2006, at the Democrats' election night watch party. (CQ Roll Call File Photo). This is part of a series of reflections from alumni journalists for ... «Roll Call, Jul 15»
3
Veteran Takes Bullet To Protect Baby Sea Turtles
On Friday night, the night watch took an odd turn when an allegedly intoxicated man confronted the turtle watchers. "He was saying things like, ... «The Dodo, Jul 15»
4
Think Like an Artist review – where's the big picture?
Visitors flock to see Rembrandt's The Night Watch at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam: apparently some of his patrons were not very happy with ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
5
Night Watch Does Look Cute, But Its Monsters Are Horrifying
We previously got a look at Nippon Ichi's upcoming night exploring game, called Night Watch. While it might look cute at first glance, the ... «Siliconera, Jul 15»
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Move aside 'Night Watch' – Rembrandt painted Mughal miniatures too
The Dutch master Rembrandt van Rijn (July 15, 1606 - October 4, 1669) is famous for his insight into the human condition and for his keen ... «Scroll.in, Jul 15»
7
Supported Living Night Watch Supervisor
The Yellowknife Association for Community Living is a non-profit organization that supports families, children, youth, and adults with intellectual ... «EDGEYK.com, Jul 15»
8
Fox investigation continues as the peninsula's night watch keeps our …
IT IS 4.30pm on the dot and eager National Parks and Wildlife Service team members are being briefed on their mission. After close to three ... «The Daily Telegraph, Jul 15»
9
'The Night Watch' of World War II
By Thomas E. RicksThomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military for the Washington Post from 2000 through 2008. He can be reached at ... «Foreign Policy, Jul 15»
10
Nippon Ichi's New Spooky Night Exploring Game Is Actually Kind Of …
Nippon Ichi Software recently teased a new game called Night Watch, which came with a pretty eerie-looking teaser trailer. The official website ... «Siliconera, Jul 15»

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